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Advanced Studies in Education and Counseling

Programs - Master of Science in Counseling

Option in Student Development in Higher Education (SDHE) (code ED_PMS03)

Students completing this option are employed in residence halls, financial aid, student activities, adult re-entry, admissions, career centers, academic advising, disabled student services, counseling centers, orientation, TRIO and Educational Opportunity Programs, multicultural affairs, and community outreach in two- and four-year institutions.

Advancement to Candidacy - Clear Admission

Students should advance to candidacy as early as possible. For advancement to candidacy (Clear Admission status), students must:

  • 1. Fulfill the campus Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement (GWAR).
  • 2. Complete COUN 510, 513, 538, 593; EDP 400.
  • 3. Maintain a 3.0 grade point average in all course work.
  • 4. Resolve all incomplete grades.
  • 5. Submit to the Graduate Studies Office an Advancement to Candidacy form signed by the program advisor.

Requirements

  • Take all of the following (51 – 57 units):
    • COUN 510 Law and Ethics for Counselors (3)
    • COUN 513 Introduction to Clinical Interviewing (3)
    • COUN 515 Counseling Theories (3)
    • COUN 516 Counseling the Adult (3)
    • COUN 538 Student Development in Higher Education (3)
    • COUN 547 Student Development Theory in Higher Education: Theory to Practice (3)
    • COUN 548 Students in U. S. Higher Education (3)
    • COUN 549 Management of Student Development in Higher Education (3)
    • COUN 555 Cross-Cultural Counseling (3)
    • COUN 593 Seminar in Professional Development in Counseling and Human Services (1)
    • COUN 638 Group Counseling (3)
    • COUN 643B Counseling Field Work: Student Development in Higher Education (3)
    • COUN 644B Advanced Counseling Field Work: Student Development in Higher Education (3)
    • COUN 693A Intermediate Seminar in Professional Development in Student Development in Higher Education (1)
    • COUN 693B Advanced Professional Development Sem. in Student Development in Higher Education (1)
    • EDP 400 Introduction to Educational Research (3)
    • EDP 520 Quantitative Research Methods in Education (3)
    • EDP 596 Program Evaluation in Education (3)
  • Take one course from the following:
    • SCAE 560 History of Social & Educational (In)equality (3)
    • SCAE 561 Urban Educational Policy (3)
    • SCAE 562 Agency, Resistance & Identity in Education (3)
  • Take one of the following:
    • EDP 698 Thesis (must take 6 units)
    • Comprehensive examination

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